How to use Custom Authentication

Custom Authentication in Reporting Services

In Reporting Services, the Windows operating system handles the authentication of users either through integrated security or through the explicit reception and validation of user credentials. Custom authentication can be developed in Reporting Services to support additional authentication schemes.

More information about Custom Authentication in Reporting Services you may find in these articles:
Authentication in Reporting Services;
How to: Configure Custom or Forms Authentication in Reporting Services;
Readme_Security Extension Sample.

How to use Custom Authentication in the ReportViewer

In order to use custom authentication you need to set login and password in CustomAuthenticationCredential property in ReportViewer object of your Silverlight application.


reportViewer.CustomAuthenticationCredential = new PerpetuumSoft.
ReportingServices.Viewer.Client.CustomAuthenticationCredential { UserName = "admin", Password = "tester", Authority = "", };

This property need to be initialized before the RenderDocument method.
If CustomAuthenticationCredential = null then the component will use default authentication.

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